About Christine Candelaria

Christine Candelaria is a local mom of four who enjoys sharing her Santa Cruz adventures. You can follow her #santacruzlife on Instagram at @theaumsmama.

Santa Cruz 4th of July Events (2019 Edition)

Santa Cruz 4th of July

Bring on the pancake breakfasts, parades, old-fashioned celebrations, and of course, fireworks.

Celebrate Independence Day Santa Cruz style!

See our picks for the top 4th of July events in Santa Cruz County and enjoy a safe holiday.

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: June 7th – 9th, 2019

School’s out for summer and this weekend is packed with free community events for all.

First Friday festivities are in full swing at two local museums and beyond, including a street festival right outside the MAH.

Get outdoors Saturday at the Japanese Cultural Fair, Gerbera Festival, or Capitola Rods and Custom Classic Car Show.

Savor Sunday with a good book, or better yet, head to San Lorenzo Park and sign up for reading all summer long.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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Memorial Day Weekend Events 2019

seabright beach

Memorial Day Weekend is here and Santa Cruz is remembering with the Felton Remembers Parade, Civil War reenactments, and a ceremony at Evergreen Cemetery.

This 3-day weekend also brings a major surfing competition at Steamer Lane, a few shopping events, and we even have a new circus coming to town.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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